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Top Things to Do in the Western Cape – South Africa

• Enjoy world-class wine tasting in the Cape Winelands – the area is known for its wonderful natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and world-renowned wines.

• See the African Penguins that live and nest at Boulders Beach.

• Have a picnic at Cape Point – see the views of the Atlantic and False Bay – do watch out for the Baboons!

• Explore the Garden Route with its beautiful coastline and little towns – great for adrenalin junkies and nature lovers.

• Visit the infamous Robben Island which has now been turned into a museum and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. An important symbol in South Africa of triumph of good over evil, of democracy over apartheid.

• Do a day drip to the Cango Caves and ride an ostrich near Oudtshoorn.

• Take the cableway up Table Mountain and see all the way across to the Cape Flats and the Hottentots Holland Mountains. Great for a romantic picnic or to see the City’s lights.

• Do some shopping or eat at one of the many wonderful restaurants at the V&A Waterfront.

• Take the Hop on, Hop off Bus and explore Cape Town and get a taste of the rich history.

• Sample some delicious oysters at Knysna and take a boat trip to the dramatic Knysna Heads.

• Go bungee jumping at the world’s highest commercially operating Bungee (216m) at Bloukrans.

Hermanus – see whales spy-hopping, breaching and lob-tailing – don’t forget to take lots of photos to show your friends and family back home.

• Take a boat trip in Hout Bay to see the seals – don’t forget the fish and chips takeaway!